The question of whether one can park in a driveway or not should be obvious, right?


Well we all know that it's kind of power move, not a good one, but it's definitely a move. In certain areas where things like concerts, sporting events, or anywhere a ton of people gather for something, there's always that car that is parked in front of yours or someone's driveway and it's inconvenient.

Although it isn't right or polite for that matter to do so, in Montana is it necessarily Illegal to park in a manner that blocks a driveway?

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Yes, Montana have laws set up in the code for just this occasion. There are certain exceptions to the rule, but not many and they pretty much all have to do with imminent safety from traffic.

According to Montana code 61-8-354. Stopping, standing, or parking prohibited in specified places -- exceptions -- definition.

A person may not stop, stand, or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer, highway patrol officer, or official traffic control device, in any of the following places:


-in front of a public or private driveway

According to Parking Enforcement of The City of Great Falls there is a fine for Improper Parking and its $20. That fine may seem laughable at first glance, however further action may be considered if it's a repeat offense. It may be a good idea to search further for a legit space to park.

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